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The Chronicles of Claudia Labelle -- Part XXIV

- Entry XXXI – At dawn, Mr. Vukan and I left the Priory to begin our second expedition together. It was I who suggested that we travel westward since we traveled east on the 13th. He had playfully ...

By: ZMahnke | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2017

Diana Discovers

- It was the summer before her junior year in high school. Diana was unsure of what would happen. She was new here in this small town. Her parents had moved the family to this coastal area as soon as s...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 06 Apr 2017

A WEEK IN MY WINGS

- SETTING: A boy wakes up in a hospital bed next to his father. A doctor walks into the room to deliver the news. Doctor: Hello and welcome to- Son: Doc, give it to me straight. Doctor: Well so...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 19 Nov 2016

The Wedding Ring

- *** Ever heard the tale of how the luckiest man in the world felt like the unluckiest man. Every woman in the room admired her and every man was envious of me. It was when the lights flickered, the ...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 05 Oct 2016

On the mountain

- Her leg was broken, there was no doubt about it. She cursed herself for ignoring the warnings of attempting to climb that mountain and explore that old castle. She remembered telling those that were c...

By: The_Count | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 02 May 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 21 Final Chapter

- Even though the Sheriff and his deputies would be coming in a few days, no one seemed that concerned. There was too much to do. When Alice and I went to the cabin to get settled, there was a vase on t...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 3.3| Added: 03 Feb 2016

A Second Chance Part 1

- Loni was walking through the mall with Phyllis, her mother-in-law to be. She kept her eyes forward and refused to look in to the display windows because the reflected image in the polished glass of th...

By: The_Count | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 19

- My dad waved at us as we came though the waist high grass in the pasture. Standing with Glenn and Dan, he held his sketchbook and pointed to some place on the other side of the orchard. Atticus stradd...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 3.3| Added: 01 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 18

- A short, pot-bellied man walked towards us through the tall brown grass. Bald, except for a thin patch of gray hair above his ears, he had a small silver badge on his tan shirt, a holster with a black...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 3.8| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 17

- Turns out, I didn’t have to go downstairs. A few minutes later, just as I was telling Alice about Elizabeth’s message, my dad came into my room. I know he heard me say, "We have to find out if it’s th...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 4| Added: 30 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 14

- It took quite a while to find the small gravestones. They lay twentyor thirty feet in the woods, surrounded and hidden by dozens of birch trees and green bushes. Grace wasn’t certain exactly where the...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 4.2| Added: 27 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 13

- "What if we paid the back taxes before it went to auction?" Glenn asked. "That way, they wouldn’t be discovered." "I’ve already thought of that," Grace said. "It’s a possibility and would solve one ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 26 Jan 2016

The Castle Part 5

- Had it not been for the rope attached to the safety harness he wore Vince would have fallen about twelve feet, but the sensors detected a free fall and applied the brakes stopping him about one foot f...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.4| Added: 16 Jan 2016

The Strange White Man 56

- Brother Sebastian headed to the rail car as fast as he dared to without giving the impression that he was running. Once inside he dug out all the chemicals that were mentioned in the ancient text alon...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 03 Sep 2015

The Strange White Man 55

- As Carpenter sat in his trance revisiting his past, Brother Sebastian was still working on the strange formula that was among Dr. Vincent's notes. Being able to move around in the daylight aided him i...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 31 Aug 2015

I Am

- I Am Who am I You asked To think about it I am tasked I am the daughter Of an abusive man Who learned to survive As best I can I am the little girl Who grew up alone and afraid I am the w...

By: lg68 | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Jul 2015

The Strange White Man 43

- Back in Sinking Wells: The blacksmith known as Stiles had made great strides with his training. He could ride and rope with the best of the cowboys and his skill with the knife, bullwhip and pistol w...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.6| Added: 09 Mar 2015

The Strange White Man 42

- As soon as Felsar fell asleep the Prince left the wizards lair and headed into the secret passage ways. The chance encounter with Princess Lynette had filled his heart with the desire to see her again...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.3| Added: 20 Feb 2015

Walking Standing still

- There must be some way of understanding that will remove the fear of a second wave Sitting in the rebuilt glory, of the aftermath Belief that everything can be this calm is wavered o...

By: scotiaWillow | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Nov 2014

The Strange White Man Part 29

- Stiles drove the buggy at breakneck speeds from the farm house back to the train station. Due to the amount of jostling and bouncing Kilgore was forced to hang on tight and refrain from asking any que...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 4.5| Added: 04 Oct 2014

Leave it be

- Upon my travels of many life times, I met a strange assortment of creatures, heard rumors of many more and known that either I knew them or they knew me. Very rarely would I come across an old soul th...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 16 Aug 2014

search of solitude

- She sits in solitude Looking deep into her heart Looking for the source of what makes her hurt Looking for that split that just wont mend That hollow ache that just will not abate Her search...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 20 Nov 2013

Ravens cry

- She once knew who she was She once had a heart She once had a life She always hid behind a smile She was an enigma even unto herself She never had peace of mind Always searching for the ke...

By: ravenpearl | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.3| Added: 24 Sep 2013

Discovery

- Discovery Back in my youth, while pursuing the truth – I enrolled in a program designed to remove life’s mystique through a formal critique of the body, the soul and the mind. Attendees wo...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 27 Apr 2013

Life of a Nauga

- We have all heard of Naugahyde. It was used in upholstering custom cars in the 1960’s and 1970’s. But does anyone know where it comes from? Does it come from an animal? Where does it live? What does ...

By: frogprince | Category: Musings | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Jan 2013

LakeSide CHAPTER ONE - The Camping Trip

- Paul stood by the open tent flap, taking a few minutes to enjoy the beautiful gifts nature provided him for free. Looking to the eastern shore, he marveled at the red, orange and yellow explosion of p...

By: OldTexasWriter | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 19 Dec 2012

The end of the line

- It was a wonder how any of us survived. Speaking from the scene of the wreck, I, a lowly traveler along with my fellow passengers lay scattered along the roadside on Route 42 to Elmsworth. Being one ...

By: OHT | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 20 Mar 2012

Rainbow's End: Pt.2

- Later, on the way to Shirley’s, I noticed a box of books on the back seat of Jenny’s car. “What are all those books for in the back?” “Oh, that’s my summer reading,” she said. “Before I left for he...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Romance | Score: 4.3| Added: 22 Feb 2012

Rainbow's End: Pt.1

- Rainbow’s End: Pt.1 Note: This is a long two part story but an intriguing journey that may be worth taking. I was on my way to a bio-technology conference in Philadelphia but didn’t have to be the...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Romance | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Feb 2012

I Am Human

- I am not a monster. I am not evil. I am human. I do not walk on water. I walk on dry land. I may lose my way. I may stumble and fall. I may look for the right path. I may scream and shout for help...

By: Henry | Category: Poetry | Score: 4| Added: 09 Dec 2011

The Clock Bridge

- Took a journey. And the moments flew. The wings of possible want to spread again. The feel the essences dew. You're of another shore. But the peace found there. Had me yearning for more. And wonderin...

By: 41Shore | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 14 Jun 2011